Category Archives: Nutrition
Creatine has long been associated with strength training, but could endurance athletes benefit from this supplement? Creatine offers both benefits and disadvantages for cyclists.
When you know what to eat and when to eat, eating natural, non processed foods is a simple and effective way to fuel your workouts.
As a cyclist, the right diet and supplementation can help take your training to a higher level. Collagen supplementation, when timed with a workout, can help improve your joint health and recovery from injury.
For endurance athletes, carbs are vital for maximum performance. If you want to go fast, you’ve got to have sugar onboard. Whether you’ve got a big training day or event, these carbohydrate nutrition tips will help.
Everything you do in a recovery week should help you get faster. Your nutrition is no exception. Intentional choices around nutrition can improve the efficacy of your recovery and leave you feeling stronger than ever for the next block of training.
Overall weight doesn’t tell the whole story for endurance athletes. Understanding Body Composition and its impact on performance is an important step in optimizing your training and racing. For more on Body Composition and other topics check out Ask a Cycling Coach Ep 231 What is Body Composition? Body composition is the proportion of fat…
The goal of every cyclist is to optimize their power-to-weight ratio (w/kg). More power with less weight is going to make you faster —but how do you know if you are losing the right type of weight? Today’s post explores three methods cyclists can employ to measure their weight loss with precision. Overview Fat does…
This article is part 2 of 3 in a series focused on maximizing your training. Check out the next article here. When it comes to endurance sports nutrition, it can all essentially be broken down into two categories: what to eat and when to eat. While most athletes, coaches, and dietitians focus on the…
2015 is here and with it are new goals and challenges. While training may be vastly different for each of us depending on our genre of racing/riding, it’s safe to say we are all striving for a certain “race weight” that we want to be at as we charge into the new season. As endurance athletes, trying…
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